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Programs for Windows RT: The best programs for Windows RT.

Toolbox for Windows 8


As its name suggests very easily, Toolbox for Windows 8 is a free app for Windows RT and Windows 8 that includes various tools that can be used simultaneously (dividing the screen into several parts). It allows you to surf the Internet with a browser, perform calculations with a calculator, convert units of measure, surf on Facebook, record voice memos, set and view reminders, view the time with various time zones, consult the weather information and even draw. Download from here .



The Dropbox cloud storage service has now become an indispensable work tool for many users. With the official app for Windows RT , you can use it, and therefore have your files always available, even on tablets that are marketed only with the RT version of Windows. The application works only when there is an active Internet connection and allows you to view previews of photos and documents on the fly. It’s not perfect, but for Dropbox users it’s an absolute must-have to install as soon as the tablet is turned on. Download from here .



Evernote is a hugely popular annotation creation and management service available for Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iPhone, iPad and other platforms. It was natural that a version for Windows RT was born that allows you to manage, add and edit the annotations saved on your account by synchronizing them with all the other devices on which the program has been installed. It is perfectly optimized for tablets, making it very intuitive and comfortable to use. Download from here .



One of the programs for Windows RT that must never be missing on a new tablet equipped with the Microsoft operating system is Skype , the famous program to make calls via the Internet and chat that has become the property of the giant of Redmond. With Skype for Windows RT, you can call your friends by making video chats and local conversations, chatting and even exchanging files on the fly. All through a user interface designed specifically for touch-screens, very simple and convenient to use. Download from here .

Facebook Touch


Facebook is the most used social network in the world and it is unthinkable not to make a few visits through your tablet with Windows RT but, you know, using Facebook on portable devices via browser is not very comfortable. Better an app, such as the free Facebook Touch , which allows you to browse Facebook, chat with your friends, post content and manage pages in an extremely easy and fast way. It doesn’t have all the functionality of the official Facebook app for other platforms, such as iOS and Android, but it works very well and is comfortable enough to use. Download from here .

NextGen Reader


NextGen Reader is an excellent RSS feed reader for Windows RT that allows you to easily read Google Reader feeds through the touch interface of the Microsoft operating system. To use it, just enter the data of your Google account and wait a few moments for the synchronization of the news to be read. The software is paid in its full version (costs 2.49 euros) but it is available in a free trial version that allows you to test all its functions by enduring some advertising banners. Download from here .